Category : Strength Training

Strength Training

Grooming Tips for Strongmen and Powerlifters – Part 1

In no particular order:

Bear…Hair Care

Trim those split ends! Now before all you “bears” out there go to lynch me – hear me out. I never said you had to shave; frankly, I am against it. All I said was trim those split ends. Yes, having… Read more

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Strength Training

Sheiko Powerlifting Training System

The Sheiko Training System was designed by Boris Sheiko, and goes against many of the traditional powerlifting principles. Sheiko was a leading trainer in Russia and prepared many champion powerlifting athletes during career. I had heard… Read more

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Old School Strength Training

My Experience With Weight Gain

My Experience With Weight Gain

by Anthony Ditillo

Since I first began writing these articles, I have always wanted to write one up on gaining weight. To me, gaining weight is a relatively simple matter. You merely ingest more nutrients than … Read more

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Strength Training

Gym Etiquette RANT for the Strongman/Powerlifter

Unload your weights!

As a powerlifter and strongman I, on a constant basis, am loading and unloading over 300lbs on most exercises and still find the time to re-rack my own weights. These consist of many plates (45), quarters (25), dimes (10),… Read more

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Old School Strength Training

Powerlifting: How It All Started

Powerlifting: How It All Started

by Peary Rader (1983)

Part One

There has been a great deal of confusion relating to this sport of powerlifting. The conflict which has enveloped it in recent years hasn’t helped to clarify it very much.

Very… Read more

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Strength Training

Strongmen and Powerlifters: What’s In Your Gym Bag?

Wraps (Heavy Duty support for the joints and muscles to stay safe when dealing with heavy poundage)

  • Wrist Wrap Bands (Simple Velcro and off)
  • Power Wrist Wraps (Come in 12′, 20′ or 36′)
  • Knee Wraps (2.0 meters, 2.5 meters,
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Strength Training

The K.I.S.S. Method for Strength Training

This is my personal approach to strength training. K.I.S.S. stands for Keep It Simple Stupid!

You want a bigger squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press? Then why do you do all these other useless movements as your main focus? Curling 90 lbs… Read more

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